Gulf Coast Hyperbarics, Inc. manufactures hyperbaric facilities in compliance with the standards mandated by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, The National Fire Protection Association and the Compressed Gas Association.  The Naval Sea Systems Command in accordance with the standards established by the US Navy and the National Aeronautical Space Administration (NASA) has certified the Gulf Coast Hyperbarics oxygen cleaning process.

In addition to the design and manufacture of clinical hyperbaric systems, Gulf Coast Hyperbarics, Inc. provides certifiable oxygen cleaning services, independent third party system safety analysis, hyperbaric engineering services and system maintenance and repair.

Gulf Coast designs and fabricates each hyperbaric system at its Lynn Haven, FL site. All machining and manufacturing is performed onsite by the Gulf Coast Hyperbarics, Inc. staff and validated by their Quality Assurance Department.  Each subsystem is tested prior to delivery and a full system integration test is performed at the destination site.  Gulf Coast Hyperbarics, Inc. also works with the customerís architect and engineers during the planning and construction phases to ensure all supporting requirements are in place prior to delivery and installation. 



At the destination, the customer receives three to five days of systems training.  The customer also receives a complete set of operating and emergency procedures, a training and information booklet and a complete set of system drawings. Upon completion of training and acceptance of the product, an unconditional one-year warranty is issued that covers all parts and workmanship.  All hyperbaric facilities installed are turnkey operation.

History:  Gulf Coast Hyperbarics, Inc. was established in 1984 by Jim McCarthy. The company is a small business entity that specializes in the design and manufacturing of clinical hyperbaric systems.  Mr. McCarthy is a registered Professional Engineer and President of the company. His vast mechanical, biomedical and hyperbaric background began with the Navy Polaris/Poseidon Missile Program from 1958 to 1966.  From 1966 to 1970 he joined the US Navy Sealab Program as a Mechanical and Biomedical Engineer pioneering the Navyís research into sustaining aquanauts at deep ocean depths.